When preparing a trades resume for skills-based jobs, such as electrician, plumbing, welding or carpentry, no matter whether you are using your skills in the mining, construction or housing industries, a professional resume service can be an ideal way to make your resume stand out and be noticed.
Our resume designs are matched with professional writers who will portray your skills and experience to their eye-catching best. We offer a full range of services, from resume, selection criteria and cover letter writing to LinkedIn profiles, interview skills training, and even unique custom designed professional resumes. Drawing attention to yourself and what you can bring to any organisation is the most critical step to being hired by a potential employer. Keeping that employers attention is the next step. A well-constructed resume that showcases your work experience, skills, qualifications and licences can hold that attention long enough to create a good impression and win you an interview. Why not make life easy? Our team of professional resume writers are skilled in identifying the important aspects of each profession and role and will elaborate on your skills and expertise to create the most professional and targeted trades resume possible.
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There is strong demand for skilled workers and experienced supervisors to help build the next stage of our expanding infrastructure. The opportunities and lifestyle that come with these positions are highly desirable.
In this changing economy, job security is a must so securing a position within a stable company is what everyone wants. It is getting harder and harder to rely on simple word of mouth to secure a new position as there are so many people in the same boat.
Many employers feel that the effort of your resume reflects the effort you will put in on the job. To stand a real chance with these enviable positions choose Select Resumes, we guarantee your trades resume will impress and your application will be taken seriously.
Important facts about a successful trade based resume…
In the current economic climate, employers get more applications for each job so an effective resume is essential to ensure you are considered for roles
Most managers make a decision about your resume in 30 seconds or less
Successful resumes must comply with a specific format and content rules
The first impression employers have about you is made by your resume
The number one purpose of your resume is to get you some job interviews
Our four-stage process works to get your resume and application noticed, read and remembered. Select Resumes will ensure that you present to potential employers in the most professional and polished way possible.
1. Consultation Complete our resume information form and provide us with any existing resume, then one of our writers will consult with you by phone about your career history, goals and preferences.
2. Writing Your writer will then create a highly professional and persuasive resume from the information they have gathered from you.
3. Editing The writer then sends your resume to an editor to ensure that the punctuation, spelling and grammar and general presentation of your information is flawless.
4. Design The editor delivers the completed, proofread draft to a graphic designer, who will create a unique professional design in line with your preferences that will make your resume stand out from the crowd for all the right reasons.
All of our work is thoroughly checked and checked again before it is sent out. We also offer a unique 30-day revision guarantee from the time we deliver your resume to you.
Use a distinctive design and presentation, matched with professional writing for your next trade-based resume. Many skill-based resumes can become bogged down with details and past jobs. The ability to succinctly and accurately display the best information for recruiters and employers can be a daunting task.
Use a distinctive design and presentation, matched with professional writing for your next trade-based resume.
This eye-catching design for the plumbing industry, matched with our professional writing, will highlight the skills and experience you want in a succinct, easy-to-read way that shows off your many skills to a prospective employer. Many skill-based resumes can become bogged down with details and past jobs. The ability to succinctly and accurately display the best information for recruiters and employers can be a daunting task.
Our Case Studies are an excellent way to see the thought process that goes into creating our outstanding and highly successful career documents tailored to your industry. Please find a selection of case studies below that our writers have written about clients in the trades industry.
In the cover letter and resume, I highlighted his talent for positive reinforcement and ability to both lead and inspire. His applicable operational skills with machinery were congruent as were his work health and safety knowledge. All of these qualities were highlighted in his new cover letter and resume.
With specialist knowledge of how mine approvals work, which includes expansion work and ensuring mine sites are legislatively compliant with environmental policies, and also closure work which ensures that mine sites that are shutting down are done so with particular care to rehabilitate the land to its original state – the client has reached a senior position where his knowledge and experience is much in demand.
Having worked in the same business for the last 12 years this client is ready to move on, with a few different ideas in the wind, but no specific role or even industry concrete in his mind for his career move. Having no resume at all, he needed to start from scratch.
Seeking a move into the mining industry, specifically into drilling operations, this client needed his transferable abilities skillfully presented to catch the eye of the recruiters. With some highly relevant work experience and other work less applicable to his desired role, we discussed the drilling role requirements and which of his skills matched well to the criteria.
The client has, in their estimation, reached the peak of their career in new and used car sales and wants to begin anew in the mining sector. The applicable qualities were evidentially all soft skills and during the consult, I agreed with him that it was these we should leverage to provide a credible bridge to present as a candidate for an entry level mining opportunity.
Very happy with the finished product. The team have done a great job!
Thank you for everything you've done for me!
Thank you very much for everything you’ve done for me!
I am really pleased with what you have done
Thanks so much for sending that through so quickly. I am really pleased with what you have done.
I am thrilled with the results
I am thrilled with the results. Ashley is an amazing writer and I am BEYOND impressed. She did exactly what I was trying to get across (due to gap in employment). I will be back, and will recommend you to friends
It was absulotely higher than my expectations
Thanks so much for the great job you did for my resume. It was absulotely higher than my expectations. Thanks for your time and effort.
Thanks so much for some excellent documents
Thanks so much for some excellent documents. I am truly gobsmacked and very appreciative. You have and will continue to receive my recommendation.
I do hope it helps me land my dream job
Thank you for your help with my resume. I do hope it helps me land my dream job on a cruise ship. I have shown it to my friend whom is also in the process of doing a cruise ship course and she was really impressed.
I found this process and organisation wonderful
Thank you so very much. I found this process and your organisation wonderful. I most certainly will leave feedback on my experience.
Looks and sounds GREAT!!
Thanks so much for getting it all done so quickly – looks and sounds GREAT!! I really appreciate all your help.
Thanks for everything and i appreciate the help
Just wanted to write and say thanks for everything and I appreciate the help and great resume. Take care
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